Neolitsea cuipala (D.Don) Kosterm.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Basionym : Tetranthera cuipala D.Don
  • Synonym(s) : Laurus cuipala Buch.-Ham. ex Meisn.; Litsea cuipala (D.Don) Nees; Litsea lanuginosa (Nees) Nees; Malapoenna cuipala Kuntze; Neolitsea lanuginosa (Nees) Gamble; Tetradenia lanuginosa Nees; Tetranthera lanuginosa Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Neolitsea cuipala (D.Don) Kosterm.
  • Common name : Woolly Litsea
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kalche (Nepali)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Warm broad-leaved forest; 1750 - 1850 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaves oblanceolate, 13-25cm, clustered at branch ends; flower clusters 1.5 - 2.5cm diameter; fruit ellipsoid 12-15mm
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 211
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 278-279
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Neolitsea cuipala. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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